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Stories of great men and women; stories for boys and girls.

Author: Elsie E Egermeier
Publisher: Anderson, Ind., The Warner Press [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsie E Egermeier
OCLC Number: 5655995
Notes: "Based upon revisions of [the author's] Girls' stories of great women and Boys' stories of great men."
Description: 144 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Susan B. Anthony : she opened doors for women --
Clara Barton : she forgot to be afraid --
Alexander Graham Bell : he discovered wire can talk --
Rosa Bonheur : she wanted only to paint --
Elizabeth Barrett Browning : "The priestess of poetry" --
Luther Burbank : his fame grew in a garden --
William Carey : preacher, teacher, and translator --
Fanny Crosby : her songs will always be sung --
Marie Curie : scientist and patriot --
Dr. William Gorgas : conqueror of yellow fever --
Helen Keller : she fought her way through darkness --
Abraham Lincoln : "Honest Abe" --
Jenny Lind : "The Swedish nightingale" --
Dwight L. Moody : salesman for God --
Ignace Jan Paderewski : genius at the piano --
Louis Pasteur : he thought things through --
Mary Slessor : the first woman missionary --
Booker T. Washington : slave boy and educator --
The Wright brothers : who did what couldn't be done.
Responsibility: Revisions by Zelpha H. Anderson. Illus. by Bernard Case.

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